Preview: Company 10 is a small, OTC-listed community bank. The company is trading at less than 10 times this year’s expected earnings. It is however trading at a premium to book value, unlike most of the other banks in my community bank basket. I do think the bank is cheap on an earnings basis and […]
I’ve taken a speculative position in Cambria Africa (LON:CMB). Cambria Africa is an investment company that is building a portfolio of investments primarily in Zimbabwe (I know, hold on!). The company is listed on the AIM market in London.
Preview: Company 9 is a South African company that is trading at 6x earnings and 0.5x book value. Free cash flow can be quite lumpy though. This is not a high quality compounder by any means, but I think it’s too cheap to ignore at this price. You would need a broker with access to […]
I’ve sold some holdings in Japan this week. I’ve updated the premium post with my Japanese basket of stocks yesterday to reflect the changes. The post has also been updated with the most recent financial data about all the companies that are in the basket. This is the first time since 2013, when I started […]
Most readers of this site have probably seen some examples of unfair treatment of minority shareholders in buyouts. The MBO at Japanese company Uehara Sei Shoji which I wrote about last week is a recent example from my portfolio. Every now and then you come across something that seems extreme though. The buyout price offered […]